Episode: Episode 2: Zombie Nightmare


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Episode 2: Zombie Nightmare
My grandmother was a lot of things: an abstract expressionist painter, a social worker, a collector of antiques. But as far as the internet is concerned, she had just one real claim to fame: she was the associate producer of Zombie Nightmare (1987), a movie so bad it's featured on the IMDb's "Bottom 100" list. Strangely, it stars Adam West and Tia Carrere. In this episode, I do a deep dive into this extremely minor footnote in my family’s history. I rewatch the movie and try to get to bottom of what makes it so bad, and I also reach out to people who were actually involved in creating it. Terrible movies don’t make themselves. A movie this bad has to have a lot of secrets. Related Links: - Zombie Nightmare IMDb Profile: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0092297/ - The paintings of Eleanor Hilowitz: http://www.eleanorhilowitz.com - Frank Dietz's Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1824891397/sketchy-things-the-art-of-frank-dietz - Paul Corupe's Canuxploitation Website: http://www.canuxploitation.com

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